HOUSTON – Authorities are investigating after a 7-month-old child was found inside of a stolen vehicle in west Houston.
Houston police said they recovered the child from the vehicle, which was located in the 19800 block of Meadowglen Lane, around 8 p.m.
Investigators said the mother’s vehicle was stolen when she left her car running with the child inside as she went into her apartment.
Westside officers just recovered a stolen vehicle with a 7 month old child inside 9800 Meadowglen. Mother left the car running with child inside and it was stolen. Suspect abandon the vehicle and child down the block where officers located it. 202 pic.twitter.com/okV3V6EAit— Houston Police (@houstonpolice) July 30, 2021
Officers said they began searching the area after the mother called them. The vehicle was found in the middle of the road with the door open by a nearby apartment complex, investigators said.
Police said the child is okay.